Opening bands of the greatest music festivals of all time – Glastonbury, Woodstock

Ashley features, festivals, Music, Timewarp Leave a Comment

Ever wondered who were the very first band to play your favourite music festival? Who kicked off the shenanigans at Glastonbury back in 1970, or who preceded all the greats at Monterey and Woodstock? And what ever happened to them? Did they achieve greatness or become a musical footnote just dragged out in features like this? Here are your answers. …

REVIEW: The Stone Roses at Heaton Park – A second coming worth a 16 year wait

Gerald Lynch features, festivals, Music, News 1 Comment

Reunion shows aren’t quite the mystical occasion they once were. From the Pixies to Suede to Led Zeppelin to Pulp, long-missed musical heroes are now a staple head to the line-up of summer festivals. The Stone Roses reunion, however, sits outside the realms of regular reunion shows . Following an acrimonious split, it’s been 16 years since the original line-up …

Lacoste rocking up to Coachella 2012 festival with pop-up shop this weekend

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Fancy a fashion-fix with your musical high at this weekend’s Coachella 2012 festival? Then you’re in luck; Lacoste are out on the campaign trail for their new Lacoste Live label, and will be rolling up to the Californian camp with a pop-up shop in tow. It’s actually quite an impressive feat of engineering too, like a Transformer with a penchant …

Christian Louboutin & Gobel’s team up to make the ugliest shoe of 2011

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These are quite possibly the ugliest shoes I have seen in a long time. I mean it looks like the man is wearing a gold dragon on his foot! These rather obnoxious shoes were designed by Christian Louboutin as part of an exclusive collection for Marlon Gobel’s Fall/Winter 2011 menswear line. I am just Hoping this is one designer collection, …

The Great Escape Festival Brighton 2010.

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Sorry I haven’t posted in the last couple of days. I got caught up in the hedonism and debauchery of the Great Escape festival in my current city of residence, Brighton. If you missed it this year, although on paper the line up didn’t look as strong as last year it was a hell of a three days. The city …